Author: Record Staff

The City Council at Its Best

The Chelsea City Council’s recent vote to keep City Manager Jay Ash in Chelsea was a profile in courage for that board. It showed, above all else, that this city council is responsible, clear thinking, business minded and concerned about…

TJ Maxx Opening Sunday

Chelsea’s TJ Maxx store opening will be held Sunday at the Demoulas’s Mall. The opening of this major retailing outlet is a wonderful shot in the arm to the local economy and will give as well a boost in creating…

Police Briefs 03-24-2011

March 14 Milton Velis, 26, 9 Crescent Ave., Chelsea, was arrested for operating motor vehicle unlicensed, red light violation. Augustine Arevalo, 55, 47 Chelsea St., East Boston, was arrested for trespassing. Carlos DeLeon Robles, 29, 55 Park St., Lynn, was…

Obituaries 03-24-2011

Sukontha ‘Susie’ Rockwood Waitress at Revere’s China Roma Sukontha “Susie” Rockwood died at her Chelsea home after a two year battle with cancer on March 20. She was 65 years old. A native of Bangkok, Thailand, she arrived in the…

Chelsea Woman Admits Starting Fire

A Chelsea woman was held on $1 million cash bail last week after a Suffolk County prosecutor said she admitted to setting a Christmas Eve fire that killed 20-year-old Crystal Blanchard, left her boyfriend with third-degree burns, and injured two…

Chelsea Still the Most Affordable

Special to the Chelsea Record City Manager Jay Ash measures success in many ways.  Announcing that Chelsea remains the most affordable place in the area to own and occupy a single-family house is one that particularly brings a smile to…